Health Care Management

This 2.5-hour course will cover the role of the manager in health care organizations. Three prominent perspectives on the essential functions of the manager in all industries will be discussed, including Systems Thinking, Peter Drucker’s Five Basic Functions of the Manager, and Evidence-based Management. This session will also describe how health care management is different than management in other sectors, including the health care manager’s role on the interprofessional team. Finally, this session will review the skills necessary for managers to lead health care organizations.

Course Learning Objectives

As a result of attending this session, participants will:

  • Describe the management role in all types of organizations
  • Differentiate general management from health care management
  • Identify the functions of the manager on the interprofessional health care team
  • Understand how health care managers act as leaders

Target Audience

This session is intended for clinician and non-clinician team members at Tampa General Hospital who seek to understand the unique role of health care manager, whether they want to become a one or learn how to work more effectively with them.



Available Dates

  • 2024 Dates TBD


Instructor Name

Zachary Pruitt

Instructor's Organization

University of South Florida - Tampa, College of Public Health